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Palmer Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-087
Overview The Palmer family was a Hicksite Quaker family who settled in Bucks County, PA, but who were also active in Delaware County, especially as several family members attended Swarthmore College. Dating from the 1880s to the 1890s, this collections consists of cabinet cards and cartes de visite that depict members of the Palmer family as well as family relatives or friends.
Dates: 1880s-1890s

Frederick Barnes Tolles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-218
Overview Frederick Barnes Tolles (1915-1975), Quaker librarian, teacher, and historian, was Director of Friends Historical Library from 1951-1970, and a member of the Department of History at Swarthmore College. This collection contains the papers of primarily relating to his books and articles on Quaker history and biography, along with other writings, including research notes on a proposed history of Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1871-1970

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
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